Mr. Ramey died Monday, June 16, 2014, at his residence following an extended illness.
Born March 31, 1922, in Rabun County, he was a son of the late Grady and Finnie Shook Ramey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline Nichols Ramey; brothers, Robert Ramey and Johnny Ramey; and sisters, Lola Corn and Minnie Owenby.
He worked for the Civilian Conservation Corps and he was an entrepreneur. Mr. Ramey was a member of West Union Baptist Church in Young Harris and he was an avid fisherman.
Survivors include his daughter, Oleta Nations of Clarkesville, sons and daughters-in-law, David and Nell Ramey of Clarkesville, Clyde and Mildred Ramey of Clarkesville, Donald and Annette Ramey of Mt. Airy, Randy and Tina Ramey of Demorest; grandchildren, James Nations (Maggie) of Sautee, Jimmy Nations of Clarkesville, Ramonia Allison (Ed) of Clarkesville, Tommy Ramey (Julie) of Clarkesville, Loretta Bisted (Daniel) of Demorest, Laura McCallister of Clarkesville, Kathy Smith (Corey) of Clarkesville, Adam Ramey (Jade) of Cornelia and Tianna and Tabitha Ramey of Demorest; great-grandchildren, Gracie and Colby Nations of Sautee, Emily and Jacob Ramey of Clarkesville, Abby and Kara McCallister of Clarkesville, Landon Ramey of Cornelia; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Condolences may be sent to the family at hillsidememorialchapel.com.
Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.
The Northeast Georgian
Friday, June 20, 2014